How to Find the Right Moving Company

Reblogger Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Real Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage NRDS # 146013739

Joan Cox shares some valuable information for buyers and sellers alike.  In fact, anyone who is planning a move should do some investigating ahead of time.  One person pointed out that a mover from a well known company scoped out her house a few days before the move before everything was completely packed. He picked the best stuff for himself and left it off the inventory sheets. We all need to be aware and do our investigation before moving.  Each state has a public transporation department and you can always check your locall BBB for complaints before making a final decision. 

Original content by Joan Cox DRE# ER40011786


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Part of buying or selling a home involves moving, and if you are thinking of hiring a moving company, there are things you should check into prior to signing on the dotted line if you plan to get from House A to House B with all of your belongings!

  • Check HERE to see if the company has been blacklisted.
  • Check HERE to see if your moving company is Certified.
  • Check the BBB to see if they have a rating, or if there have been complaints filed against the company.    There are a few with A+ ratings.
  • Legitimate movers include a Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) registration number in their advertising and web site.
  • If the moving company is crossing State lines, they have to register with the Federal Motor Carriers Association, and need a USDOT number.    You can check this at   -                      


Now that you feel good about the validity of the moving company, be sure to get a solid estimate in writing.   This will prevent extra charges surprises on the day of the move.   Read and understand the contract completely before you sign it.

Place the approximate value on your goods.   Most companies have several valuation options to cover your belongings.



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Moving can be very stressful, take the stress out while organizing this move, and due your due diligence before it is too late!











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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

Good morning, Sheri Sperry - MCNE® I hope you and your family had a wonderful Christmas.... 

this is a great choice for a reblog.... I think I've already commented on the original....

Dec 26, 2018 06:06 AM #1
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Nice selection for a reblog, Sheri. I think I hear people complain about their movers more than just about anything else when it comes to buying or selling a home.

Dec 26, 2018 06:21 AM #2
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Thank you Sheri for the reblog, and moving can be such a anxious time and finding the right mover helps.

Dec 26, 2018 06:26 AM #3
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

This is great information from Joan Cox , I missed this post previously.  Finding trustworthy and reliable movers is a more difficult task than one would think.

Dec 26, 2018 06:28 AM #4
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Thank you for reblogging the post. I hope others will read it too.

Dec 26, 2018 06:35 AM #5
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much for sharing this excellent reblog selection.

Dec 26, 2018 06:58 AM #6
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Sheri - good re blog because there are shady moving companies.  It is good to have a list of recommended ones.

Dec 26, 2018 07:01 AM #7
Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Sheri. I too think this is a great re-blog choice. I will see if I commented already now.

Dec 26, 2018 07:21 AM #8
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Sheri.

As usual I missed her post, thanks for the re-blog, or I would have missed it

Dec 27, 2018 01:15 AM #9
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Thanks for the re-blog, Sheri.  Way too many people have issues with movers.  This is good advice.

Dec 27, 2018 05:52 AM #10
Amanda S. Davidson
Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group Brokered By eXp Realty - Ashburn, VA
Alexandria Virginia Homes For Sale

Sheri, Joan did a great job on this post. Not all moving companies are created equal. This is something we get asked for recommendations on more than anything else. Very important to research before selecting a company.

Dec 28, 2018 05:05 AM #11
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi James Dray and Gabe Sanders  - You are welcome!  I waited to re-post it let the blog post percolate on it's own.

Dec 31, 2018 06:41 AM #12
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